TVShowsOnDVD.com

TVShowsOnDVD.com is a website dedicated to cataloging, campaigning for, and reporting news about Region 1 television series releases on DVD. The site's slogan asks "Is YOUR Favorite Show On DVD?"

Description

The site began on November 1, 2001 and has expanded to accept votes from registered members for over 8000 television shows throughout TV history. The site contains information on over 5000 TV-DVD releases - including full season, best of, and individual episode releases. The site also posts thousands of news articles relating to upcoming releases, reviews of TV-DVDs that are currently on the market, and sometimes a list of alterations (such as use of syndicated episode versions and music replacement) to various TV-DVDs.

Users can create accounts to vote for which TV shows they would like to see on DVD and compile lists of the sets they own and want. The site currently receives over 75,000 visitors a day [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4417 |title= November 1, 2001 - November 1, 2005: We're 4! |author= Lacey, Gord|date=2005-11-01] and has official links with many major studios. The site also maintains an RSS feed and a blog.

Home Theater Forum

The site is very closely linked to Home Theater Forum. [ [http://www.hometheaterforum.com Home Theater Forum] ] The founder of TVShowsOnDVD.com, Gord Lacey, and the site's news direcor, David Lambert, are both regularly posting members at the "HTF" and were registered there prior to the creation the site they work at. The HTF's "Software - TV Shows" section remains the official message board of TVShowsOnDVD.com.

uccessful DVD releases

The site has had several noted success stories. Studios have credited voting results at TVShowsOnDVD.com for the release to DVD of series such as "seaQuest DSV" [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4242 |title="seaQuest DSV" - You Voted, Universal Listened!! Season 1 News |author= Lacey, Gord|date=2005-10-05] and "The Young Riders". [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4864 |title="The Young Riders" - Yee Haw! Baldwin and Brolin saddle up on DVD this March...thanks to YOU! |author= Lacey, Gord|date=2006-01-09] Press releases announcing DVDs of "Perfect Strangers" [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Perfect-Strangers-Season-1-Season-2-Press-Release/8287 |title="Perfect Strangers" - Warner's Press Release For Seasons 1 & 2 Mentions YOUR 'TSoD' Votes! |author= Lambert, David|date=2007-10-17] and "Third Watch" [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Watch-Season-1-Press-Release/8226 |title="Third Watch" - Warner Issues Press Release For The Complete 1st Season DVDs |author= Lambert, David|date=2007-10-07] mention TVShowsOnDVD.com's voter rankings of the shows.

Site owner Gord Lacey intervened with studios on behalf of members and fans to improve several TV-DVD releases including the second season release of "Justice League", [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4691 |title="Justice League" - Aspect Ratio problem resolved |author= Lacey, Gord|date=2005-12-13] and the release of an alternate version of "ER's" 4th season episode, "Ambush". [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=4713 |title="ER" - Get "Ambush-ed" at Target: Retailer Has Exclusive Bonus w/ Alternate Ep |author= Lambert, David|date=2005-12-16]

Popularity

Alexa Internet traffic rankings system lists TVShowsOnDVD.com as the most popular website for TV-DVD information, [ [http://www.alexa.com/browse/general/?&Mode=general&CategoryID=1192070&Start=1&SortBy=Popularity Alexa.com: Web Site Popularity] ] and the third most popular website for Region 1 DVD news and information. [ [http://www.alexa.com/browse/general/?&Mode=general&CategoryID=870511&Start=1&SortBy=Popularity Alexa.com: Region 1] ]

On February 15, 2007, Gord Lacey announced that the site had been acquired by "TV Guide". [cite web |url=http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Site-News/6923 |title=An Important Note From Gord |author= Lacey, Gord|date=2007-02-15]

References

External links

* [http://www.tvshowsondvd.com TVShowsOnDVD.com]


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